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Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« on: 14 July 2019, 10:27:31 »

Hi all,
If anyone's thinking of paying good money for it think again!!
Had a look yesterday and car looks good on pictures but what a mess. Rust on doors paint work on body kit needs refresh and then the last straw when I looked underneath.
Ready for scrap!! Rusted out!! All along sills exhaust hangers pipes legs just everywhere. Must have been sitting on grass damp.... so think twice. I told him she's rusty, he said just surface..... haha more then that. I just walked away.

Good luck if you bid but I would stay clear.  :y
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #1 on: 14 July 2019, 12:05:44 »

Thanks for the heads up. Hopefully it will benefit a member on here  :y
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #2 on: 14 July 2019, 14:43:25 »

Any link? ;)
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: 14 July 2019, 14:45:08 »

Any link? ;)
Don't think there'll be many irmscher omegas on eBay.
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #4 on: 14 July 2019, 15:21:47 »

Any link? ;)
Don't think there'll be many irmscher omegas on eBay.

Yeah, but I'm exercising my right to be lazy ;D ;D ;D ;)

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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #5 on: 14 July 2019, 17:26:30 »

Any link? ;)
Don't think there'll be many irmscher omegas on eBay.
Did you look? :D
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« Reply #6 on: 14 July 2019, 17:36:35 »

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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #8 on: 14 July 2019, 17:48:34 »

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VAUXHALL-OMEGA-3-2-V6-ELITE-IRMSHER-BODYSTYLING-2003-03-LOOK/113813384310?hash=item1a7fce6c76:g:g7AAAOSwDtxdJfHu

Thanks :D :D :D :y

Now I've been bothered to have a look, and with the OP's comments it certainly ain't worth the 3,495 the guy wants. ::) ::) :)
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #9 on: 14 July 2019, 18:04:17 »

One for Terry, that.  ;D
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #10 on: 14 July 2019, 18:24:51 »

MOT History shows it failed on the 8th Nov 2018 @70,723 miles with a dangerous defect, five major defects and an advisory. It passed the MOT the next day 9th Nov with just the advisory and somehow clocked up a further 2,026 miles in the process.

"Do not drive until repaired (dangerous defects):
Nearside Intermediate drop arm insecure to the extent there is excessive movement at the mountings (2.1.3 (a) (ii))
Repair immediately (major defects):
Nearside Headlamp aim too high (4.1.2 (a))
Offside Front Suspension arm pin or bush excessively worn (5.3.4 (a) (i))
Offside Inner Track rod end ball joint has excessive play (2.1.3 (b) (i))
Parking brake efficiency below requirements (1.4.2 (a) (i))
Offside Parking brake inoperative on one side (1.4.1 (a))
Monitor and repair if necessary (advisories):
Exhaust has a minor leak of exhaust gases (6.1.2 (a))"
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #11 on: 14 July 2019, 19:00:05 »

Mot history state rust underneath.
Only ever since one other so bad.

If someone is interested they should ask for pictures of underside as guy as big work shops and lifts on site.

If asking 3k plus mine must be worth 6k plus  ;D

Someone will be mugged off sadly!!

Pictures always look good  ::)
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #12 on: 15 July 2019, 09:45:33 »

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VAUXHALL-OMEGA-3-2-V6-ELITE-IRMSHER-BODYSTYLING-2003-03-LOOK/113813384310?hash=item1a7fce6c76:g:g7AAAOSwDtxdJfHu

Thanks :D :D :D :y

Now I've been bothered to have a look, and with the OP's comments it certainly ain't worth the 3,495 the guy wants. ::) ::) :)

Small change. Buy it and tuck it away in your garage for twenty years. Be a good source of  parts to keep your gas guzzler on the road when parts are hard to come by in the electric car era. ;D
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #13 on: 15 July 2019, 11:05:42 »

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VAUXHALL-OMEGA-3-2-V6-ELITE-IRMSHER-BODYSTYLING-2003-03-LOOK/113813384310?hash=item1a7fce6c76:g:g7AAAOSwDtxdJfHu

Thanks :D :D :D :y

Now I've been bothered to have a look, and with the OP's comments it certainly ain't worth the 3,495 the guy wants. ::) ::) :)

Small change. Buy it and tuck it away in your garage for twenty years. Be a good source of  parts to keep your gas guzzler on the road when parts are hard to come by in the electric car era. ;D

Tuck away for 20 years  Varche!! :o :o :o

If the car hasn't turned to a pile of rust by then, I will certainly be a pile of  dust! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;)
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #14 on: 15 July 2019, 18:47:02 »

You might break even if you pay a 1000, and break it. Not worth more than that.  Mine had fsh from new  140k sold for 800. And was in rare silver.
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« Reply #15 on: 16 July 2019, 06:38:05 »

3495! Funniest thing I've seen for ages 😀😁😂
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #16 on: 16 July 2019, 09:03:18 »

For that money you could buy seven omegas and make one good one from the bunch, flog the scrap shells for a few hundred quid. and then use that to fuel it for a week.  :D
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #17 on: 16 July 2019, 11:51:36 »

Sadly someone will buy, not even look underneath get mugged off but next mot they will feel sick!! Be honest I don't think it should have passed its current ticket  ::)

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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #18 on: 16 July 2019, 11:59:07 »

I might be doing the equivalent of whizzing in the Holy Font of omeganess here but...

I really really dislike the look of that thing. The wheels, body kit, steering wheel all of it, it just looks cheap and nasty to me. Give me a plain old Elite any day,

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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #19 on: 16 July 2019, 12:14:15 »

I might be doing the equivalent of whizzing in the Holy Font of omeganess here but...

I really really dislike the look of that thing. The wheels, body kit, steering wheel all of it, it just looks cheap and nasty to me. Give me a plain old Elite any day,

*runs and hides before the flaming starts*


I'm with you: the Irmscher stuff always looked cheap and nasty to me. I was astonished how expensive it actually was.
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« Reply #20 on: 16 July 2019, 12:15:45 »

I might be doing the equivalent of whizzing in the Holy Font of omeganess here but...

I really really dislike the look of that thing. The wheels, body kit, steering wheel all of it, it just looks cheap and nasty to me. Give me a plain old Elite any day,

*runs and hides before the flaming starts*


I'm with you: the Irmscher stuff always looked cheap and nasty to me. I was astonished how expensive it actually was.



Got to agree with you both it looks naff .☹️
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #21 on: 16 July 2019, 12:18:31 »

Done right and they can look really good...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Rk7CcWSacLMtJeM79

That one looks a bit cobbled together ;D
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« Reply #22 on: 16 July 2019, 14:05:42 »

Done right and they can look really good...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Rk7CcWSacLMtJeM79

That one looks a bit cobbled together ;D



Just seem to look a bit of an afterthought , and with high kerbs etc going to catch all that low plastic or whatever it's made from always look tacky in my opinion.
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« Reply #23 on: 16 July 2019, 15:00:09 »

That white one wasn't lowered as I used it for work :y

Never been a fan of the cow catcher front lip on the black one.

Fwiw, the Irmscher stuff is made from the exact same material as the factory bits, unlike the God awful fiberglass shite that you can buy for the same money :o

What's your opinion of this...

https://www.historics.co.uk/buying/auctions/2018-03-03/cars/ref-110-2000-mercedes-benz-e55-amg/  ?

Aesthetically speaking ;)
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #24 on: 16 July 2019, 15:02:44 »

Well, the top edges of the bumpers fit properly(unlike Irmscher ones), but the lower edges and sill covers are just as ugly.
And the two tone interior is tacky as hell.
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« Reply #25 on: 16 July 2019, 15:07:20 »

 ;D you're not wrong about the interior, it's looks an absolute bastid to keep clean on a daily driver so people don't both which makes that one kind of unique...

That said, if you're spending that sought of cash new, why would you not pay the extra for a unique colour rather than that standard two tone :-\
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #26 on: 16 July 2019, 15:10:23 »

I was never a fan of the irmscher body kits on the Omega either, although I quite liked it on Twiglets car with the wheels etc to go with it. Despite the fact I advised him against doing it.
Still probably would have kept it standard if it was mine.


http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=106207.0
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« Reply #27 on: 16 July 2019, 17:47:06 »

That white one wasn't lowered as I used it for work :y

Never been a fan of the cow catcher front lip on the black one.

Fwiw, the Irmscher stuff is made from the exact same material as the factory bits, unlike the God awful fiberglass shite that you can buy for the same money :o

What's your opinion of this...

https://www.historics.co.uk/buying/auctions/2018-03-03/cars/ref-110-2000-mercedes-benz-e55-amg/  ?

Aesthetically speaking ;)



That's better than the Omega , wheels are great would like a set for my E430, the interior of mine in plain grey leather looks much better.
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« Reply #28 on: 16 July 2019, 17:56:13 »

I was never a fan of the irmscher body kits on the Omega either, although I quite liked it on Twiglets car with the wheels etc to go with it. Despite the fact I advised him against doing it.
Still probably would have kept it standard if it was mine.


http://www.omegaowners.com/forum/index.php?topic=106207.0
One of the best Omegas I have seen  8)
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« Reply #29 on: 16 July 2019, 18:44:01 »

He sold it to a woman in Scotland, and last I heard he was planning on buying it back. Don't know if it ever happened as I lost touch with him several years ago.
It was a stunning example indeed.  :y
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« Reply #32 on: 20 July 2019, 10:31:50 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
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« Reply #33 on: 20 July 2019, 10:46:23 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
does that mean you have to fit 2 cambelt kits to it to catch up  :-\  :P   :D

prices of Omegas may rise thanks to videos like this clicky
28,744 views in 2 weeks  :o

Mine's got a cup holder in the armrest console , not that I drink and drive  ::)

but mine is an Omega , not an oh-may-ger  :-\
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« Reply #34 on: 20 July 2019, 10:52:53 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
does that mean you have to fit 2 cambelt kits to it to catch up  :-\  :P   :D

prices of Omegas may rise thanks to videos like this clicky
28,744 views in 2 weeks  :o

Mine's got a cup holder in the armrest console , not that I drink and drive  ::)

but mine is an Omega , not an oh-may-ger  :-\

Oh yes!  Mine is now worth 10,000 when compared to this car! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;)
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« Reply #35 on: 20 July 2019, 10:58:59 »

Buyer beware.....you are about to be mugged off...bigtime!! :o
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« Reply #36 on: 20 July 2019, 11:01:56 »

Mine is probably worth more than I paid to buy it  :)
lets not talk about the fuel bill  :-X
or the time I spent working on it  :-X
my cup holder Omega  is worthless priceless  :P
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« Reply #37 on: 20 July 2019, 12:30:59 »

Bid to 1500 first time round, starting at a reasonable 1. However didn't reach it's reserve, however much that was.
Now relisted with bids to start at 2000. How optimistic can you get?
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« Reply #38 on: 20 July 2019, 16:17:37 »

This was on FB,and it looks like it was sold last month for 2250 in Kent....make of it what you will :-\
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« Reply #39 on: 21 July 2019, 07:45:15 »

Might bid on it, make a good breaker. :D,
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« Reply #40 on: 21 July 2019, 08:31:16 »

I still think Lizzie ought to buy it and tuck it away for spares. Parts will be hard to get in twenty years when hers is the last Omega on the road.
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« Reply #41 on: 21 July 2019, 08:56:43 »

I still think Lizzie ought to buy it and tuck it away for spares. Parts will be hard to get in twenty years when hers is the last Omega on the road.

That is a good plan Varche. Trouble is would the guy except 200? ??? ::) ;D ;D :D ;)
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« Reply #42 on: 21 July 2019, 09:01:39 »

If they are staggered 8J front and 9J rear Irmscher Sportstar wheels then I'd pay scrap value of the car to get them plus the steering wheel and grille.  :y

 
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Re: Ebay irmscher omega!!!!!
« Reply #43 on: 21 July 2019, 09:49:02 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
Hmmm, that reminds me, I really must do TBE's, as I last changed that very shortly after the LPG conversion in 2011, and at about 80k ago....

...although I vague recollect Mark doing a cambelt on one of my Omegas at Newent (at same time gixer was doing his), can anyone remember which car that was? The Bullet or TBE?
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« Reply #44 on: 21 July 2019, 12:08:21 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
Hmmm, that reminds me, I really must do TBE's, as I last changed that very shortly after the LPG conversion in 2011, and at about 80k ago....

...although I vague recollect Mark doing a cambelt on one of my Omegas at Newent (at same time gixer was doing his), can anyone remember which car that was? The Bullet or TBE?

I would expert you TB to have everything logged on Excel spreadsheets as I do :o :o ;D ;)
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« Reply #45 on: 21 July 2019, 12:46:20 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
Hmmm, that reminds me, I really must do TBE's, as I last changed that very shortly after the LPG conversion in 2011, and at about 80k ago....

...although I vague recollect Mark doing a cambelt on one of my Omegas at Newent (at same time gixer was doing his), can anyone remember which car that was? The Bullet or TBE?

I would expert you TB to have everything logged on Excel spreadsheets as I do :o :o ;D ;)
Excel is a tool for office self-abusers, and serves absolutely no purpose to 99.9% of people, except the lazy as an easy way to create a table.

Needless to say, I do *NOT* store *ANYTHING* in Excel *EVER*.
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« Reply #46 on: 21 July 2019, 12:48:10 »

I've resorted to PM'ing DTM, to see if he remembers ;D.  I'm not expecting a quick, or even coherent reply, as I suspect he is in a mucking fuddle somewhere in country bumpkin land.
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« Reply #47 on: 21 July 2019, 12:51:01 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
Hmmm, that reminds me, I really must do TBE's, as I last changed that very shortly after the LPG conversion in 2011, and at about 80k ago....

...although I vague recollect Mark doing a cambelt on one of my Omegas at Newent (at same time gixer was doing his), can anyone remember which car that was? The Bullet or TBE?

I would expert you TB to have everything logged on Excel spreadsheets as I do :o :o ;D ;)
Excel is a tool for office self-abusers, and serves absolutely no purpose to 99.9% of people, except the lazy as an easy way to create a table.

Needless to say, I do *NOT* store *ANYTHING* in Excel *EVER*.

And you don't even note the cam belt changes in your service book...............?!! :o :o ::) ::) :P

Even a note on an Excel spreadsheet would be better than nothing TB ;D ;D ;D ;)
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« Reply #48 on: 21 July 2019, 12:54:44 »

I write the cam-belt info with black marker on the cover and underside of the bonnet
they tend to not get lost  ;D
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« Reply #49 on: 21 July 2019, 13:02:43 »

Just noticed, apart from all the issues the OP mentioned, the cam belt was last changed in 2012!!!! :o :o :o

This is a joke! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;)
Hmmm, that reminds me, I really must do TBE's, as I last changed that very shortly after the LPG conversion in 2011, and at about 80k ago....

...although I vague recollect Mark doing a cambelt on one of my Omegas at Newent (at same time gixer was doing his), can anyone remember which car that was? The Bullet or TBE?

I would expert you TB to have everything logged on Excel spreadsheets as I do :o :o ;D ;)
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Needless to say, I do *NOT* store *ANYTHING* in Excel *EVER*.

And you don't even note the cam belt changes in your service book...............?!! :o :o ::) ::) :P

Even a note on an Excel spreadsheet would be better than nothing TB ;D ;D ;D ;)
I have an app, but that's on the phone, and Christ knows where that is.

However, it does sync to cloud storage, so I'll look there if I CBA.  But I didn't start electronically recording servicing until 3 or 4 years ago.  Which probably means I need to go through the receipts. And I really CBA.

Even if DTM did it at Newent, I know we haven't been there for a couple of years at least, and the last time I took the Battlebus (and probably the time before that). So its probably due anyway.


However, still not 100% sure I'll present it for MOT next month, as the LPG availability around here is getting a bit silly :(
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« Reply #50 on: 21 July 2019, 13:04:27 »

FFS, the Roadtrip app uploads to cloud as a CSV. Which opens in every Office Tosser's favourite tool  >:(.


Service history only goes back to 2015, as I thought.  Not done since then.
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« Reply #51 on: 21 July 2019, 20:22:36 »

I scribble it down in green crayon, on the invoice from wherever I buy the bits, then store it in a box till I think, when did I last do that, or sometimes, put them in a plastic sleeve,then put that in a file, in the same box...
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« Reply #52 on: 21 July 2019, 20:29:13 »

I scribble it down in green crayon, on the invoice from wherever I buy the bits, then store it in a box till I think, when did I last do that, or sometimes, put them in a plastic sleeve,then put that in a file, in the same box...
AYe, that's what I've always done.  But means going through that (very thick) folder ;D
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« Reply #53 on: 21 July 2019, 20:57:31 »

I scribble it down in green crayon, on the invoice from wherever I buy the bits, then store it in a box till I think, when did I last do that, or sometimes, put them in a plastic sleeve,then put that in a file, in the same box...


I stick a printed label somewhere unobtrusive listing date and mileage. One for the oil, plugs and filters and another for the timing belt. Writing the date and mileage directly on the filters with a marker was my habit before I bought the label machine, so I still do that as well. Then you can just look at the oil filter on anything and know for sure that is/isn't due for a change.
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« Reply #54 on: 22 July 2019, 18:40:52 »

I scribble it down in green crayon, on the invoice from wherever I buy the bits, then store it in a box till I think, when did I last do that, or sometimes, put them in a plastic sleeve,then put that in a file, in the same box...


I stick a printed label somewhere unobtrusive listing date and mileage. One for the oil, plugs and filters and another for the timing belt. Writing the date and mileage directly on the filters with a marker was my habit before I bought the label machine, so I still do that as well. Then you can just look at the oil filter on anything and know for sure that is/isn't due for a change.
I do that on spin on types :).

Shame I no longer own a vehicle with those god forsaken things (particularly on the V6 Omega) ;D
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« Reply #55 on: 22 July 2019, 20:10:10 »

Sticky labels, markers, on all the consumables! :o :o

Blimey, I thought I was the prehistoric one on here who was non-tech, when all I use is a spreadsheet that tells me everything I need to know about when parts were replaced, mileage, date, cost, so therefore I know when to change them.  You old fashioned so and so's!! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;)
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« Reply #56 on: 22 July 2019, 20:12:01 »

Sticky labels, markers, on all the consumables! :o :o

Blimey, I thought I was the prehistoric one on here who was non-tech, when all I use is a spreadsheet that tells me everything I need to know about when parts were replaced, mileage, date, cost, so therefore I know when to change them.  You old fashioned so and so's!! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;)
A Spreadsheet is mighty inconvenient when you're under the bonnet. Plus its an office wamker tool.
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« Reply #57 on: 22 July 2019, 20:14:38 »

A spreadsheet is as much use as a box of receipts. You have to remember to check. A label under the bonnet is there every time you open it. Even my local garage stick labels on the underside of the bonnet, don't think they own a computer.   ;D
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« Reply #58 on: 22 July 2019, 22:50:19 »

Sticky labels, markers, on all the consumables! :o :o

Blimey, I thought I was the prehistoric one on here who was non-tech, when all I use is a spreadsheet that tells me everything I need to know about when parts were replaced, mileage, date, cost, so therefore I know when to change them.  You old fashioned so and so's!! ::) ::) ;D ;D ;D ;)


open the bonnet, read the label, decide what to do. I can do that in much less time than you can read your spreadsheet. I can't read it at all! I do set an alarm in my calendar a fortnight before the MOT runs out, which goes off the same day the garage text me with the same details.


Old fashioned doesn't mean ineffective. And I've better things to do than create spreadsheets for things that don't need them: marker on the consumables, invoice in the paperwork folder.
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« Reply #59 on: 23 July 2019, 10:07:56 »

It is a personal choice! ::) ::) ::)

For me, who has used them in modern business times as an essential business tool along with budget sheets, balance sheets, and Profit & Loss accounts, it makes every sense, and I can simply look at the spreadsheet to see when things have been done, the mileage, cost (with running total) and when things need doing.  I don't have to go around the engine bay looking for stickers with limited information.  I can do it in the comfort of my home.

If TB had used a spreadsheet he would not have forgotten when cam belts had been changed, which started this part of the thread off ::) ::) ::) :P
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« Reply #60 on: 23 July 2019, 14:39:16 »

I used to stick the label supplied with the cam belt kit on the driver's door pillar, with a mileage and a date.
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« Reply #61 on: 23 July 2019, 17:27:49 »

I used to stick the label supplied with the cam belt kit on the driver's door pillar, with a mileage and a date.


that also works. Add another with the tyre pressures and wheel torque settings.
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« Reply #62 on: 23 July 2019, 17:36:53 »

If TB had used a spreadsheet he would not have forgotten when cam belts had been changed, which started this part of the thread off ::) ::) ::) :P
A spreadsheet is a tool for doing complex calculations on a set of numbers. *NOT* for creating tables  >:(
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« Reply #63 on: 23 July 2019, 17:37:37 »

I used to stick the label supplied with the cam belt kit on the driver's door pillar, with a mileage and a date.
I find those peel off by themselves, although I stuck mine under bonnet.
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« Reply #64 on: 23 July 2019, 19:36:18 »

If TB had used a spreadsheet he would not have forgotten when cam belts had been changed, which started this part of the thread off ::) ::) ::) :P
A spreadsheet is a tool for doing complex calculations on a set of numbers. *NOT* for creating tables  >:(

And that is what mine does ::) ;)

But, hey, I understand you hate spreadsheets when I don't.

End of story! ::) ::) :)
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« Reply #65 on: 23 July 2019, 23:33:18 »

We don't hate spreadsheets. But they're like using using a laser level, expensive adjustable cordless drill and complicated fastener for a job that a hammer, nail and weighted string will accomplish just as well.
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« Reply #66 on: 24 July 2019, 13:45:55 »

We don't hate spreadsheets. But they're like using using a laser level, expensive adjustable cordless drill and complicated fastener for a job that a hammer, nail and weighted string will accomplish just as well.
Plus Excel, being a bloody Office Tosser tool, runs like a sack of shite on my phone, and I rarely drag a PC under the car with me
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« Reply #67 on: 27 July 2019, 09:14:57 »

 It's been pulled, reserve not meet, and no bids. Time to offer 250. To break it. ;D
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« Reply #68 on: 02 August 2019, 11:21:44 »

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